What are wisdom teeth?
Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of your mouth, behind your second molars. Their development is usually completed between the middle teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity and the attainment of wisdom.
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Wisdom Teeth Presentation
To provide you with a better understanding of wisdom teeth, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to wisdom teeth are discussed.
Patient Reviews for Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Coyle and Lance Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Lance and all the staff were amazing. They were all personable and seemed very grateful. Dr. Lance was hands down the BEST!!!
- Camrie Bread more
I had a great experience! I was only “high” for less than an hour. Pain was less than expected. I am an active person who has difficulty relaxing long enough to heal, so some of it was probably self inflicted! Overall, excellently handled. All of the staff involved were patient and polite. Had I more…
- Hattie Bread more
Dr. Coyle has stood up for me since the beginning when working with my impacted wisdom tooth removal and insurance. Can’t thank Kristen enough for the help she’s provided in my situation. Highly recommend them! Even in such a stressful time, I was at ease knowing this team was behind the scenes making things happen!…
- Garrettread more
I had no pain after wisdom tooth removal. Everything was A-1
- David Rread more
Dr. Coyle was competent, knowledgeable, and friendly. He described the procedure and followed through with what he said he would do. As the dental assistant told me, I felt and remembered nothing during the procedure. When I had follow-up questions, he took the time to meet with me and reassured me that all was going…
- Julaine Kread more
The overall process was wonderful. Staff, especially Vickie was wonderful. We were in and out in about an hour. My son has not experienced much bleeding or pain. I am truly amazed at how fast his recovery has been. I would have liked to have been able to thank Dr. Lance in person, but i…
- Anonymousread more
I used to hide from dentists and any Maxillofacial practice knowing I needed help but having a Major fear of dental work in general... Coyle and Lance really treated me with extra care and consideration for my fears and issues I always have had. I had 3 wisdom teeth and one lost tooth extracted through…
- Tyler B.read more
From beginning to end the experience was amazing. Having the paperwork to fill out beforehand from my referring dentist and the call for information from Dr. Coyles office was much appreciated. With such a busy and sometime hectic schedule, having it this way allowed time to fit it in where time allowed and to keep…
- Shari Gread more
I would recommend any oral surgery that you need go to Coyle and Lance! I had excellent recovery with no pain. I am 78 years old and my wisdom tooth was embedded in my jaw bone.
- Clara Dread more
Dr. Lance was a great doctor! I was so worried about how the procedure would be considering it was my first time under anesthesia, but the surgery went great! I was very comfortable around the staff and they made it a great experience.
- Nicole Sread more
The overall experience was a really good one! I followed all of the instructions from the staff and Dr. Coyle and had no pain at all while recovering. My Mom and I appreciated their kindness and calling to check on me during my recovery.
- Nathan Jread more
I have seen Dr Tim twice. My son has been there too. Only place I trust to have teeth extracted. Leave it to the professionals. Great practice.
- Tony Lread more